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Obituary for Belva M. Thomas

Belva M.  Thomas
Belva M. (McManigle) Thomas, age 93, of Brookville, PA, passed away peacefully while in the loving care of her family’s home, on August 21, 2018. She was born on June 23, 1925, in Brookville, PA, to the late Alonzo C. and Christine (Duncan) McManigle. She attended the Brookville School District and on October 31, 1942, she married Lawrence E. “Bill” Thomas; he preceded her in passing on November 19, 1995. She retired from the Chautauqua Hardware Co., also known as Period Brass, working in shipping and located in Jamestown, NY. She also spent time working for Sylvania in Brookville and in the Brookville High School Cafeteria. Belva was very much a homebody who enjoyed playing solitaire and other card games, watching the birds at the birdfeeders out of the front windows of her home, and occasionally traveling around to various yard sales with her family. She truly treasured her grandchildren and she led a very simple life that was lived fully. Belva is survived by one son; Gary L. (Debbie) Thomas of Brookville, PA; one sister; Sandra Beatty of Brookville, PA; one grandson; B.J. (Tish) Thomas of Brookville, PA; one granddaughter; Michelle (Brian) Rand of Rochester MN; five great-grandchildren; Braden Thomas, Nate Wolfe, Brent Wolfe, Ian Rand, and Emma Rand. In addition to her husband and parents, Belva is preceded in death by one sister; Dorothy Wetzel; and two brothers; Larry McManigle and Richard McManigle. Family and friends will be received on Friday, August 24, 2018, from 4 – 7pm, at the McKinney – d’Argy Funeral Home, ltd, 345 Main St., Brookville, PA 15825. There will be no formal funeral and interment will take place at Lakelawn Memorial Park in Winslow Twp., Jefferson Co., PA. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Brookside Senior Living, 49 Brookside Ln. Brookville, PA, 15825. Online condolences and other information may be found at
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